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Taekwon-do Team Brings Home the Medals

Published on: 25 May, 2012
Updated on: 26 May, 2012
Congratulations go to Spirit Taekwon-do Surrey who traveled to Cardiff last Saturday for the ITF Welsh Open Championships with everyone who participated coming back as winners.

Pictured in the back row: Ben Smith, trainer: Peter Lambert, bronze – sparring, bronze – patterns; Josie Weight, team physio; Damian Smith, trainer, gold – sparring. Front row: Poppy Campbell, gold – sparring, silver – special technique; Scarlett Campbell, gold – sparring; Joshua Lowmass, gold – sparring; Jordan Green, silver – sparring. Not pictured: Daniel Pink, bronze – special technique.

Spokesman and club member Peter Lambert said: “It was a fantastic result of nine medals for only seven competitors after a very early start for the long trip to Wales.

“It was great to see all the hard work and dedication of both students and trainers paying off, with head trainer Damian Smith, also a gold medalist in black belt sparring, extremely proud of his students.”

Taekwon-do is a martial art for all ages and if you are interested in participating then visit the website

The Guildford academy of the Surrey group meets at the sports centre at Guildford High School in London Road on Monday and Wednesday evenings.

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